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ZIP Code 56309

Primary City:Ashby, MN (View All Cities)
County: Grant County
Timezone: Central (2:39am)
Coordinates:46.1, -95.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 56309

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 56309. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 56309. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 56309, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Ashby, MN

Stats and Demographics for the 56309 ZIP Code

ZIP code 56309 is located in west Minnesota and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 56309 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 56309 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,185
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 774
Median Home Value $165,900
Land Area 54.77 sq mi
Water Area 10.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 501
Median Household Income $52,465

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5283159
5-9423476
10-14313768
15-19364177
20-24291241
25-29232245
30-34243054
35-39302858
40-44274370
45-49314677
50-546650116
55-59374683
60-64514495
65-69484997
70-74323264
75-79171633
80-8492130
85 Plus182442

Gender

 Male 579 49%
 Female 606 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,159 97.8%
 Black Or African American 9 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-245510
25-34341145
35-44501868
45-54999108
55-648812100
65-74938101
75-84271138
85 Plus181331

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 323 64%
 Single Guardian 49 10%
 Singles 117 23%
 Singles With Roommate 12 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 371 74%
 Households with Kids 130 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15510
24913
3336
47714
5549
614721
751116
88715
910515
10156
117411
1271118
1391221
147512
157613
1641418
1711819
188917
196410
2010313

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 56309 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 56309 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 56309 real estate data, the median home value of $165,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 56309. Rentals in 56309 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 56309 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,178 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 243 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 171 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 87 11%
 Households Vacant 273 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 221 81%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 1%
 1 Bedroom 23 23%
 2 Bedroom 27 28%
 3+ Bedroom 47 48%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $52,465 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 56309 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 56309 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 379 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 333 32%
 No Earnings 321 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 379 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 333 32%
 No Earnings 321 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 523 83%
 Public transportation 10 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 52 8%
 Worked at Home 42 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 41 9%
 High School Graduate 280 60%
 Associate's degree 66 14%
 Bachelor's degree 63 14%
 Master's degree 4 1%
 Professional school degree 11 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 159 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 56309

ZIP Code 56309 is in the Ashby Public School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 56309.

Ashby Elementary
300 Birch Avnue.
Ashby, MN 56309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ashby Public School District
Ashby Secondary
300 Birch Ave
Ashby, MN 56309
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ashby Public School District
Destiny Academy
27871 140th Ave
Ashby, MN 56309
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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